Falcon bowlers rally to defeat Bulldogs

BATAVIA — A big second game helped Clinton-Massie overtake Batavia Monday 2673 to 2590 in SBAAC American Division boys bowling action here at Batavia Bowl.

The Falcons were not good in the first game (823), trailing by 115 pins. But after that, they found their mark.

Gavan Hunter had a 244 and Braeden Adams a 237 as Clinton-Massie took a 4-pin lead in to the baker games with a 1035 pinfall.

In the bakers, the Falcons closed things out with games of 238 and 230.

“I loved the way the team rallied together after their performance in game one,” CM coach Tyler Hayslip said. “We always have struggled at Batavia Bowl and the way they overcame adversity and showed mental toughness really shows how this team has grown over the past year.”

Adams led with a 400 series while Hunter had 390. Tyler Keck also had 390 and Cole Johnston bowled 338. Singles games were bowled by Brandon Moritz (145) and Bryant Pinkerton (195).

The win puts Massie at 4-2 in the American Division while Batavia slips to 5-3. Wilmington leads at 7-1, so the win keeps Massie within one loss of the Hurricane.